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Book or Pamphlet

Madison's Mayors


Description: Composite of nine portraits of Madison's past Mayors including Spooner, Pinney, Alford, Conklin, Proudfit, Bashford, Dye, Gregory, and Doyon.

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Book or Pamphlet

Houses of Famous Madisonians

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Front cover, frontispiece photograph, and page from a publication of the State Board of Health, with half silhouette views of three seated children with mi...

Book or Pamphlet

Neighborhood House Pamphlet

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising classes for "foreigners" to learn English at the Neighborhood House. The Neighborhood House is pictured on the pamphlet with a U.S. fl...

Book or Pamphlet

Proposed State Street Park


Description: Drawing of proposed park on State Street at the corner of Broom and Gorham Streets.

Book or Pamphlet

State Street as Proposed


Description: Drawing of proposed State Street.

Date: 1960-04-26 

Description: Group portrait of the officers of the Ladies Municipal Bowling League at their recent luncheon held at Stardust, 2725 Broadway Street. They include, seated...

Date: 1873 

Description: Front and back cover of 8-panel brochure for the Monona Binding Attachment for Wood's Self-Raking Reaper. The back cover features an illustration of the Mo...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...


Description: A page from the book Nakoma Tomahawk with a portrait and brief story about Nakoma resident Thomas Lloyd Jones. The page includes an image of the Jon...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Date: 1951 

Description: Front and back cover of the dedicatory brochure issued by the First Unitarian Society of Madison, "the church of tomorrow," a Frank Lloyd Wright design. T...

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Book or Pamphlet

WPA Guide to Wisconsin

Date: 1941 

Description: Front cover of "Wisconsin: a Guide to the Badger State" featuring a Harold Hone photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol with gilding on the dome.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.


Description: Front and back cover of Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co. Limited 4-page brochure, manufacturers of farm implements. They were headquartered in Madison, WI.

Date: 1904 

Description: The floor plan of the first floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commission...

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